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CO2-induced ocean acidification increases anxiety in Rockfish via alteration of GABAA receptor functioning

CO2-induced ocean acidification increases anxiety in Rockfish via alteration of GABAA receptor functioning | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The average surface pH of the ocean is dropping at a rapid rate due to the dissolution of anthropogenic CO2, raising concerns for marine life. Additionally, some coastal areas periodically experience upwelling of CO2-enriched water with reduced pH.
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Antarctic fjords are climate-sensitive hotspots of diversity in a rapidly warming region

Antarctic fjords are climate-sensitive hotspots of diversity in a rapidly warming region | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Deep inside the dramatic subpolar fjords of Antarctica, researchers from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa have discovered an unexpected abundance and diversity at the seafloor.
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Orcas Hunt Seals By Listening: Study - Huffington Post Canada

Orcas Hunt Seals By Listening: Study - Huffington Post Canada | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Orcas Hunt Seals By Listening: Study Huffington Post Canada The waters off British Columbia and Alaska are home to two types of killer whales — the resident whales that feed solely on fish, and the transient whales that travel the waters more...
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Ocean Acidity Having Major Impact On Arctic Food Web Species - RedOrbit

Ocean Acidity Having Major Impact On Arctic Food Web Species - RedOrbit | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Ocean Acidity Having Major Impact On Arctic Food Web Species RedOrbit A research expedition to the Arctic, part of the Caitlin Arctic Survey, found that these tiny animals are more likely to battle for survival if ocean acidity continues...
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Sunday Species Snapshot: Daggernose Shark

Sunday Species Snapshot: Daggernose Shark | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
These small sharks pose no threats to humans. The opposite, however, cannot be said. Species name: Daggernose shark (Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus). Notable for their flattened snouts and relatively large...
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'Protective' marine worm discovered - FIS

'Protective' marine worm discovered - FIS | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
'Protective' marine worm discovered FIS A team of researchers from the University of Barcelona (UB) and the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) discovered a nemertean worm in Antarctic waters with an exceptional feature: it incubates its eggs...
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Marine reserves enhance resilience to climate change - Phys.org

Marine reserves enhance resilience to climate change - Phys.org | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Explore further: Scientists call for large ocean wilderness parks. More information: 'Resilience and signatures of tropicalization in protected reef fish communities' Amanda E. Bates, Neville S. Barrett, Rick D.
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Effects of ocean acidification on the dissolution rates of reef-coral skeletons

Effects of ocean acidification on the dissolution rates of reef-coral skeletons | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Ocean acidification threatens the foundation of tropical coral reefs.
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U-CAT Is A Bionic Turtle Designed To Explore Deep Sea Shipwrecks - Inventorspot

U-CAT Is A Bionic Turtle Designed To Explore Deep Sea Shipwrecks - Inventorspot | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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U-CAT Is A Bionic Turtle Designed To Explore Deep Sea Shipwrecks
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Ladies and gentlemen, meet the latest entry into the field of undersea archaeology: a robotic turtle.
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Airborne radar looking through thick ice during NASA polar campaigns

Airborne radar looking through thick ice during NASA polar campaigns | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The bedrock hidden beneath the thick ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica has intrigued researchers for years.
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Breakthrough for enhancing algae biofuel production - FIS

Breakthrough for enhancing algae biofuel production - FIS | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Breakthrough for enhancing algae biofuel production
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Researchers of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have developed a method for greatly enhancing biofuel production in tiny marine algae.
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Corals surviving the ocean's pollution - Phys.org

Corals surviving the ocean's pollution - Phys.org | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Unlike other marine species, the corals are still capable of adapting under current circumstances of sea acidification, reveled by researchers at the Center of Biological Research of the Northeast (Cibnor).
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Alpengletscher – Schonzeit auf den Gipfeln

Alpengletscher – Schonzeit auf den Gipfeln | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
2013 sind viele Gletscher in den Alpen nicht mehr so geschrumpft wie zuvor. Allerdings handelt es sich kaum um einen langfristigen Trend.
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Join us live from the Antarctic

Join us live from the Antarctic | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The Guardian will be blogging, tweeting and sending pictures and video from the Australasian Antarctic Expedition
You can follow the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 2013 on the Guardian's Antarctica Live blog.
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Hawaii Ocean Critters Light Up the Night - Pelagic Magic - SBWire (press release)

Hawaii Ocean Critters Light Up the Night - Pelagic Magic - SBWire (press release) | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Hawaii Ocean Critters Light Up the Night - Pelagic Magic SBWire (press release) Honolulu, HI -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/03/2013 -- Scuba divers looking for a new adventure are invited to visit http://oahunightdiving.com/ to discover a whole new underwater...
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Sea Slug Census in Port Stephens - ABC Online (blog)

Sea Slug Census in Port Stephens - ABC Online (blog) | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Sea Slug Census in Port Stephens ABC Online (blog) Port Stephens is home to a diverse range of sea slugs - or nudibranchs - and this weekend Southern Cross University, the Department of Primary Industries and the Museum and Art Gallery of the...
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Tool use in crocodylians: crocodiles and alligators use sticks as lures to attract waterbirds

Tool use in crocodylians: crocodiles and alligators use sticks as lures to attract waterbirds | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
In recent years it has – I really, really hope – become better known that non-bird reptiles (turtles, lizards, snakes, crocodiles, alligators and so on) are not boring dullards, but behaviourally...
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Squid Rocket Science - Deep-Sea News

Squid Rocket Science - Deep-Sea News | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Squid Rocket Science
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... John Payne, Teresa Cerveira Borges, Tierney Thys “Squid rocket science: How squid launch into air.” Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume 95, 15 October 2013, Pages 113–118.
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Nearly a billion ocean-dependent people at risk because of global warming

Nearly a billion ocean-dependent people at risk because of global warming | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
A recent study published in PLOS Biology has analyzed the chemical changes in the Earth’s oceans caused by excessive greenhouse gas emissions.
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Habitat traits and food availability determine the response of marine invertebrates to ocean acidification

Habitat traits and food availability determine the response of marine invertebrates to ocean acidification | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Energy availability and local adaptation are major components in mediating the effects of ocean acidification (OA) on marine species.
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Dolphins are trying to tell us something - Deep-Sea News

Dolphins are trying to tell us something - Deep-Sea News | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Dolphins are trying to tell us something
Deep-Sea News
Deep Sea News folks aren't exactly famous for their love of dolphins (if you haven't read Dr. M.'s “10 reasons why dolphins are a**holes“, well, you haven't lived!
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How a legless, leaping fish that lives on land avoids predators

How a legless, leaping fish that lives on land avoids predators | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
SYDNEY: One of the world's strangest animals – a legless, leaping fish that lives on land - uses camouflage to avoid attacks by predators such as birds, lizards and crabs, new research shows.
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Marian Locksley's curator insight, December 3, 2013 7:37 AM

These terrestrial fishes spend all their adult lives on land, on the rocks in the splash zone. They use a tail-twisting behavior to leap about.

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The Echinoblog: Because Brachiopods-that's why! 5 Things to know ...

The Echinoblog: Because Brachiopods-that's why! 5 Things to know ... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
(Echinoderms being one of the others...) Some places you learn about some new mammal, but HERE at the Echinoblog? you learn about a whole PHYLUM of animals in five easy steps! 1. What does the name mean?
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Tiny Ohio Catfish Species, Last Seen in 1957, Declared Extinct

Tiny Ohio Catfish Species, Last Seen in 1957, Declared Extinct | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Here’s the thing about extinctions: They are very rarely witnessed. The last members of a species in the wild tend to go quietly into the night with no one to witness their deaths. All too...
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Folgen des Klimawandels – Wie Leben und Tod verteilt werden

Folgen des Klimawandels – Wie Leben und Tod verteilt werden | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Reiche können die Erderwärmung überstehen, wer arm ist, stirbt. Der Klimawandel ist auch ein Gerechtigkeitsproblem.
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